Donald Trump wins New Hampshire primary

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Donald Trump, Bernie Sanders Projected To Win New Hampshire Primaries


Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump just scored his first victory of the 2016 election season, winning the New Hampshire primary on Tuesday, CNN reported.

Most polls had given Trump a big edge heading into the primary. The CNN/WMUR poll from Monday gave Trump a more than 14-point lead.

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MANCHESTER, NH - FEBRUARY 09: Activist and Ted Cruz supporter Lynda Farley of Edmonton, KY, talks to members of the press outside of the Red Arrow Diner as Cruz campaigns inside on February 9, 2016 in Manchester, New Hampshire. Voters throughout the state are heading to the polls as the New Hampshire Primary, also known as the first-in-the-nation primary, continues the process of selecting the next president of the United States. (Photo by Matthew Cavanaugh/Getty Images)
NASHUA, NH - FEBRUARY 09: Democratic presidential candidate former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton greets voters outside of a polling station at Fairgrounds Junior High School on February 9, 2016 in Nashua, New Hampshire. New Hampshire voters are heading to the polls in the nation's first primaries. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
MANCHESTER, NH - FEBRUARY 09: Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush thanks his supporters outside the polling place at Webster School on primary day February 9, 2016 in Manchester, New Hampshire. Candidates from both parties are making last-minute attempts to swing voters to their side on the day of the 'First in the Nation' presidential primary. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
MANCHESTER, NH - FEBRUARY 09: Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump greets people as he visits a polling station as voters cast their primary day ballots on February 9, 2016 in Manchester, New Hampshire. The process to select the next Democratic and Republican Presidential candidates continues. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
MANCHESTER, NH - FEBRUARY 09: Supporters of many of the presidential candidates hold signs outside the polling place at the Webster School February 9, 2016 in Manchester, New Hampshire. Tuesday is the 100th anniversary of the New Hampshire primariy, the 'First in the Nation' test for presidential candidates from both parties. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
MANCHESTER, NH - FEBRUARY 9: Republican presidential candidate Carly Fiorina campaigns at Chez Vachon on February 9, 2016 in Manchester, New Hampshire. Candidates are in a final campaign push for votes on the 'First in the Nation' presidential primary day. (Photo by Kayana Szymczak/Getty Images)
Voters arrive to cast their ballots in the first-in-the-nation New Hampshire presidential primary at the Chichester Town Hall in Chichester, New Hampshire, U.S., on Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016. Polls suggest that Republican Donald Trump maintains a dominant lead against his rivals in New Hampshire ahead of todays primary. Photographer: Victor J. Blue/Bloomberg via Getty Images
MANCHESTER, NH - FEBRUARY 09: Republican presidential candidate Ohio Governor John Kasich delivers a meal to patrons at the Red arrow Diner on February 9, 2016 in Manchester, New Hampshire. Today New Hampshire voters will decide between Republican and Democratic nominees for the presidency. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
BOW, NH - FEBRUARY 09: Candidate signs are displayed in front of a middle school serving as a voting station on the day of the New Hampshire Primary on February 9, 2016 in Bow, New Hampshire. After months of campaigning, voters across New Hampshire get to go to the polls today to vote for Democratic and Republican presidential candidates. Following New Hampshire, the race for the presidency moves to South Carolina. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
MANCHESTER, NH - FEBRUARY 09: Supporters of many of the presidential candidates hold signs outside the polling place at the Webster School February 9, 2016 in Manchester, New Hampshire. Tuesday is the 100th anniversary of the New Hampshire primarythe 'First in the Nation' test for presidential candidates from both parties. (Photo by Scott Eisen/Getty Images)
An election worker hands out stickers to voters afer casting their ballots at Belmont High School February 9, 2016 in Belmont, New Hampshire. / AFP / Don EMMERT (Photo credit should read DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)
MANCHESTER, NH - FEBRUARY 09: Republican presidential candidate New Jersey Governor Chris Christie exits his SUV outside the polling place at Webster School February 9, 2016 in Manchester, New Hampshire. Candidates from both parties are making last-minute attempts to swing voters to their side on the day of the 'First in the Nation' presidential primary. (Photo by Scott Eisen/Getty Images)
BOW, NH - FEBRUARY 09: People vote inside of a middle school serving as a voting station on the day of the New Hampshire Primary on February 9, 2016 in Bow, New Hampshire. After months of campaigning, voters across New Hampshire get to go to the polls today to vote for Democratic and Republican presidential candidates. Following New Hampshire, the race for the presidency moves to South Carolina. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
MANCHESTER, NH - FEBRUARY 09: Republican presidential candidate Ohio Governor John Kasich shakes hands with supporters outside Manchester High School, a voting location for the New Hampshire state primary, on February 9, 2016 in Manchester, New Hampshire. Today New Hampshire voters will decide between Republican and Democratic nominees for the presidency. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
MANCHESTER, NH - FEBRUARY 09: A man shovles in front of supporters of many of the presidential candidates holding signs outside the polling place at the Webster School February 9, 2016 in Manchester, New Hampshire. Tuesday is the 100th anniversary of the New Hampshire primarythe 'First in the Nation' test for presidential candidates from both parties. (Photo by Scott Eisen/Getty Images)
MANCHESTER, NH - FEBRUARY 09: Voters head to the polling booths inside the Webster School gymnasium February 9, 2016 in Manchester, New Hampshire. Tuesday is the 100th anniversary of the New Hampshire primarythe 'First in the Nation' test for presidential candidates from both parties. (Photo by Scott Eisen/Getty Images)
An electoral official prepares 'I Voted' stickers as local residents vote for the first US presidential primary at a fire station in Loudon, New Hampshire, on February 9, 2016. New Hampshire began voting on February 9 in the first US presidential primary with Republican Donald Trump calling on supporters to propel him to victory and Democrat Bernie Sanders primed to upstage Hillary Clinton. The northeastern state, home to just 1.3 million people, sets the tone for the primaries and could shake out a crowded Republican field of candidates pitting Trump and arch-conservative Senator Ted Cruz against more establishment candidates led by Senator Marco Rubio. / AFP / JEWEL SAMAD (Photo credit should read JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)
MANCHESTER, NH - FEBRUARY 09: Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) boards his campaign bus after stopping to thank supporters outside the polling place outside Webster School February 9, 2016 in Manchester, New Hampshire. With a good showing in the Iowa caucuses, Rubio has stepped into the crosshairs of fellow Republicans running for president and super PACs that want to slow his momentum with attacks on what they call his robotic and repetative messaging. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
A voter shows her identification as she prepares to vote at Belmont High School February 9, 2016 in Belmont, New Hampshire. Voting began in New Hampshire on February 9 in the first US presidential primary, where Donald Trump leads the packed Republican field and Bernie Sanders was polling ahead of Hillary Clinton. Despite its small size New Hampshire's spot on the electoral calendar gives it special importance in the long state-by-state battle to select the Republican and Democratic candidates who will go head to head for the White House. / AFP / Don EMMERT (Photo credit should read DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)
Local residents line up at a fire station to vote for the first US presidential primary in Loudon, New Hampshire, on February 9, 2016. New Hampshire began voting on February 9 in the first US presidential primary with Republican Donald Trump calling on supporters to propel him to victory and Democrat Bernie Sanders primed to upstage Hillary Clinton. The northeastern state, home to just 1.3 million people, sets the tone for the primaries and could shake out a crowded Republican field of candidates pitting Trump and arch-conservative Senator Ted Cruz against more establishment candidates led by Senator Marco Rubio. / AFP / JEWEL SAMAD (Photo credit should read JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)
CORRECTION - A supporter of US Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton adjusts a campaign poster outside the town hall as local residents vote for the first US presidential primary in Canterbury, New Hampshire, on February 9, 2016. New Hampshire began voting on February 9 in the first US presidential primary with Republican Donald Trump calling on supporters to propel him to victory and Democrat Bernie Sanders primed to upstage Hillary Clinton. The northeastern state, home to just 1.3 million people, sets the tone for the primaries and could shake out a crowded Republican field of candidates pitting Trump and arch-conservative Senator Ted Cruz against more establishment candidates led by Senator Marco Rubio. / AFP / Jewel Samad / The erroneous mention[s] appearing in the metadata of this photo by Jewel Samad has been modified in AFP systems in the following manner: Democratic instead of Republican. Please immediately remove the erroneous mention[s] from all your online services and delete it (them) from your servers. If you have been authorized by AFP to distribute it (them) to third parties, please ensure that the same actions are carried out by them. Failure to promptly comply with these instructions will entail liability on your part for any continued or post notification usage. Therefore we thank you very much for all your attention and prompt action. We are sorry for the inconvenience this notification may cause and remain at your disposal for any further information you may require. (Photo credit should read JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)
MANCHESTER, NH - FEBRUARY 09: A man attempts to make a selfie with Republican presidential candidate New Jersey Governor Chris Christie (back to camera) as he greets supporters outside the polling place at Webster School February 9, 2016 in Manchester, New Hampshire. Candidates from both parties are making last-minute attempts to swing voters to their side on the day of the 'First in the Nation' presidential primary. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
MANCHESTER, NH - FEBRUARY 9: Voters cast their ballots at the Bishop Leo E. O'Neil Youth Center February 9, 2016 in Manchester, New Hampshire. Today New Hampshire voters go to the polls in the first-in-the-nation primary that begins the long election season. (Photo by Darren McCollester/Getty Images)
MANCHESTER, NH - FEBRUARY 09: A sign for Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson in the snow outside the polling place at the Webster School February 9, 2016 in Manchester, New Hampshire. Tuesday is the 100th anniversary of the New Hampshire primarythe 'First in the Nation' test for presidential candidates from both parties. (Photo by Scott Eisen/Getty Images)
MANCHESTER, NH - FEBRUARY 09: Democratic presidential candidate former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton greets voters outside of a polling station at Parker Varney School on February 9, 2016 in Manchester, New Hampshire. New Hampshire voters are heading to the polls in the nation's first primaries. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
Residents walk in the snow after casting their votes in the New Hampshire presidential primary election at the town hall polling site in Harts Location, New Hampshire, U.S., on Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016. According to the New Hampshire Secretary of State's office, the state has 383,834 voters who haven't declared a party affiliation, compared to 260,896 registered Republicans and 229,202 Democrats. Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg via Getty Images
An election official places a resident's Republican ballot into a ballot box at the town hall polling site during the New Hampshire presidential primary election in Harts Location, New Hampshire, U.S., on Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016. According to the New Hampshire Secretary of State's office, the state has 383,834 voters who haven't declared a party affiliation, compared to 260,896 registered Republicans and 229,202 Democrats. Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg via Getty Images
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Trump was upset by Cruz in last week's Iowa caucuses, even though polls had given him a lead there. Trump later claimed that he would have actually won that contest if Cruz didn't cheat.

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